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Meet Our Team: Tricia Buchholz

Nov 07, 2019 | by Daniela Williams, Project Manager | Tags: Meet Our Team

Welcome back to the Meet Our Team Q&A series. My name is Daniela Williams, Project Manager at ISE, and I’ll be asking ISE team members questions to help give insight into what makes us tick. 

This time of year "giving" has an added focus at ISE and  around the world.  In honor of that, today I'm interviewing Tricia Buchholz, ISE's Accounting Manager, and the co-lead of our Philanthropy Committee.  


Turning Stress Into an Advantage

Oct 31, 2019 | by Anthony Bopp, Senior Validation Engineer | Tags: Agile

As Scrum Masters and Agile Coaches, we are constantly on the lookout for signs of stress on our teams. It’s common to think of “stress” in negative terms, but in fact it’s not always a bad thing. Stress actually comes in two flavors, and one of them is essential to growth, happiness, and emotional well-being.


Supporting Multiple Browsers in Web Applications

Oct 24, 2019 | by Jon Opdahl, Software Engineer | Tags: Web Development

Around this time last year, I was developing a website for my wedding. The primary function of this website was to have guests RSVP on the site, so we could save a little money on postage and letterhead. I performed a thorough set of testing scenarios on Chrome, Firefox, and Edge, even employing the browsers’ mobile simulators. Everything seemed to work fine, so we sent out the invites and waited for RSVPs.

About a week afterwards, I got a text from my aunt; she couldn’t submit her RSVP! Why didn’t I catch this flaw in my testing?


Estimation Revisited (Part 2)

Oct 17, 2019 | by Andrew Smith, Principal Architect | Tags: Agile

In Part 1 of Revisiting Estimations, I explored some challenges and underlying concepts relating to estimates and projections. In this blog post, I more deeply explore Uncertainty, Complexity, and Stakeholder Questions.